Facebook Page Check-Ins – How To Turn It On Or Off? [in 2021]

A great organic way to promote your business on Facebook is to encourage people to check in to your business on Facebook. This is basically free advertising for your business without any efforts or money spent on Facebook page advertising.

In this Facebook page tutorial, we are going to show you how to turn on or off check-ins for your Facebook page and every related information you should know about Facebook check-ins.

Facebook Check-in settings

There isn’t a separate setting area for your Facebook page check-ins, however, you can still control if you allow people to check in to your Facebook page or not.

All you have to do is basically add a business address to your Facebook page and then you can choose whether you want people to be able to check in to your place or not.

Let’s how this Facebook check-in can be turned on.

How to allow Facebook check-ins for a Facebook page?

Here is how to turn on check-ins for a Facebook page:

  1. Open the Facebook page
  2. Scroll down to the ‘About’ section
  3. Click on ‘Edit Page Info’.edit page info on Facebook page about section
  4. Click on the ‘Location’ tab.select the location tab on your Facebook page
  5. Add your business address if you haven’t done so.
  6. Check the box ‘Customers visit my business at my street address (unchecking this box will hide the address from your Page)’hide business address from Facebook page

Now, customers will not only see your business address but they will be able to check-in to your Facebook page if they want to do.

How to see check-ins on a Facebook page?

If you have been switched to the new Facebook page experience, you can see the check-ins on a dedicated Facebook page tab.

It might be hidden under a down arrow on the home page:

  1. So open the Facebook page
  2. Click on the down arrow tab.check-ins tab on a Facebook page
  3. Select Check-ins.

How to turn off check-ins for a Facebook page?

You can turn off check-in on a Facebook page:

  1. Open the Facebook page
  2. Scroll down to the ‘About’ section
  3. Click on “Edit Page Info’.
  4. Click on the ‘Location’ tab.
  5. Uncheck the box ‘Customers visit my business at my street address (unchecking this box will hide the address from your Page)’

Can’t turn on Facebook page check-in

If you are unable to turn on Facebook page check-ins, here are two things you should check.

  1. You have to add a business address first to be able to turn on Facebook page check-ins on a page.
  2. You have to be a Facebook page admin to be able to add business addresses and turn on the check-ins on a Facebook page. If you are not a Facebook page admin, you should send this tutorial to the admin or you can also request an admin Facebook access to the Facebook page.

Facebook check-in tab

If you are using the new Facebook page experience, you will also be able to add a Check-in tab to your Facebook page, so people can easily see some other users who have already check-in to your place.

If you don’t have the new Facebook page experience yet, you can learn more about it here:

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